A new study has been unable to establish any scientific benefits in providing red blood cell transfusions to palliative care patients, but researchers have stopped short of advising physicians to abandon it as a treatment option. The retrospective study, published in the Journal of Palliative Care, is the precursor to a larger prospective multi-site study ...
End of life care
Evidence lacking but RBC transfusions may provide subjective benefit: study
By Amanda Sheppeard
8 Jul 2016